You can guide students as they use technology, so they learn and accomplish more - and their research is more productive. Practice designing learning station activities and providing peer review support throughout the course. As your optional task, implement and revise one activity, reflect on the learning experience, and then develop a detailed plan for your new classroom learning station.
Squeeze more time out of your day by tapping the power of technology to create teaching materials and assessments; communicate with colleagues, parents, and students; improve lesson planning; and manage information. Explore areas where the computer can increase personal productivity. Then develop and implement a personal productivity plan that makes the best use of your time and resources.
Lay the foundation that your students will build on to meet mathematical standards for years to come. Learn to teach "mental arithmetic" to enhance your students' understanding of addition and subtraction. Develop your understanding of computational strategies by observing students, exploring lesson plans, and examining Web resources.
Learn more about base number systems through activities, videos, and readings. Develop lesson plans designed to teach the base-ten number system, including factors, even/odd numbers, negative numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents.
Delve into the full array of assessment and evaluation tools, including rubrics, journals, formal and informal assessments, and portfolios. Then, create an effective rubric based on an existing student assignment.
Find teaching resources and program information such as episode descriptions and educational learning goals for PBS KIDS shows.
Activity Packs are a growing library of theme-based widgets containing links to high-quality PBS resources and activities for multiple grade levels. If you like one, grab it!
Discover how music, art and words can evoke our emotions and also unify us in protest, joy and sorrow.
Create a musical instrument and learn about rhythm, sound, how music affects mood and the role it plays in our lives.